Shakedown Bar welcomes the Wertico Haque Gray Jazz Trio
Shakedown Bar hosts famed jazz trio, Wertico Haque Grey, for a special live stream and recording session on February 12.
Composed of Paul Wertico (percussion), Fareed Haque (guitar/vocals) and Larry Gray (bass), the trio represents both a homecoming and the natural evolution of a rich new sound in the guitar trio format.
Seven-time Grammy winner Paul Wertico is considered one of today’s most versatile and musical drummers. Wertico gained worldwide recognition as a member of the Pat Metheny Group from 1983 to 2001.
Guitar virtuoso, Fareed Haque has already been voted the world’s best guitarist by Guitar Player Magazine’s readers’ poll. His acclaimed release, “Flat Planet” was twice ranked #1 on the World Jazz Radio charts.
Bassist and composer Larry Gray enjoyed a career spanning four decades. He has five solo recordings and, among numerous collaborative and backing projects, has appeared on five CDs during his twelve years as a member of the Ramsey Lewis Trio.
Doors open Saturday at 4 p.m. and music starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and the show is open to the public 21 and older.
The Wertico Haque Gray Trio take to the Shakedown stage at 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 12. The event will be streamed live on the Shakedown Bar Facebook page. page. More information and a full list of Shakedown nightly events can be found at shakedownbarvail.com.